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June 10, 2013

Donald G. Wheeler


Don is survived by his wife, Loreen; and his daughter, Linda Natale; two grandsons, James and Kevin Natale; and four great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Christopher, Haley and Khloe. He is also survived by two nieces, Eda (Dennis) Dorosky and Debra (Fabio) DeFrancesantonio; one nephew, Ralph Wheeler; several great-nieces and -nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents; his son, James; brother, Harold; and sister, Evelyn.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta. There will be a Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in the Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta with the Rev. Olu Harding, officiating. Burial will follow in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Don’s memory may be made to either the Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Northeastern NY Chapter, The Meadows, Suite 2, 140 County Highway 33W, Cooperstown, NY 13326.

To light a candle or send an online condolence please visit

Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.




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